AP -- MeAmI.org Paces Google

Musatov marty.musatov at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 05:43:08 CEST 2009

On Jul 9, 7:54 pm, David Bernier <david... at videotron.ca> wrote:
> Musatov wrote:
> > Los Angeles (AP) --MeAmI.org now has users in 50 countries following
> > its adopted use in Pakistan.  The search engine has grown in
> > popularity 10,000 fold following its Beta test launch three months ago
> > in April, 2009. Supporters of the site claim it is better than rival
> > Google upon which platform it is based. Controversy arose after
> > MeAmI.org search code allowed users to search other users Google
> > results with no advertising. "It is truly an innovative thing we are
> > doing," said Founder and CEO, Martin Musatov. "Letting users search
> > the results of other Google users immediately results in a level of
> > accuracy and relevance above and beyond Google." Google changed their
> > API following the launch or MeAmI.org and explored the possibility of
> > blocking site access from MeAmI.org to Google search results but was
> > unable to do so. Critics of MeAmI.org say what it is doing is
> > tantamount to intellectual theft. When asked about this topper Musatov
> > exclaimed, "The Internet was made for people, not companies." An
> > analyst at Goldman Sachs says, requesting to remain anonymous,
> > "MeAmI.org has a strong presence in promoting itself as a vehicle for
> > global activism and to tell you the truth, this makes it much more
> > likely an acquisition target than potential intellectual property
> > violator." Google could not be reached for comment.
> Mr. Musatov,  do you know who originally wrote the
> article above?
> Thank you.
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